July 23, 2009
Stolen trailers contained $70,000 in beer
Authorities in Florida said thieves stole two tractor trailers loaded with approximately $70,000 worth of beer.
Investigators said employees of K&N Trucking in Tampa discovered the trucks missing at about 7 a.m. Tuesday, the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Thursday.
One of the trailers contained 1,260 six-packs of Corona Extra while the other carried 990 six packs of the brand as well as 990 cases of Modelo Especial.
The cabs of the trucks were found abandoned at about 5 p.m. Tuesday in a vacant lot. The thieves, the trailer and the beer remained missing, police said.